Epithete Films is an independent movie production company that specializes in feature films, run by Frédéric Brillion and Gilles Legrand.


Synopsis  /  A curator terrified of green plants, a ballet of Virgin Saints, a minister of Culture lost in an exhibition of sex organs, a car that has disappeared in the Rembrandt car park, visitors in love with the Impressionists, Gilbert and George, Picasso, Gauguin and Warhol, all are connected with an art museum, waltzing the human comedy until the burlesque.

Directed by / 

Jean-Michel Ribes

Screenplay - adaptation / 

based on the play by Jean-Michel Ribes «  A day at the Museum »

Cast / 

Michel Blanc, Victoria Abril, Pierre Arditi, Josiane Balasko, Isabelle Carré, François-Xavier Demaison, André Dussollier, Julie Férrier, Annie Gregorio, Gérard Jugnot, Fabrice Luchini, Yolande Moreau, François Morel, Dominique Pinon, Daniel Prévost, Muriel Robin

Coproduction / 

Epithète Films, Mon Voisin Productions et France 3 Cinéma.

Distribution / 

Warner Bros. Pictures France

International sales / 

Le Petit Bureau

Release date / 

19 November 2008

Awards and festivals / 

  • Festival du Film de l’Outaouais, Québec 2009
  • Festival de Films Cinémania, Canada, 2009
  • Festival du Film Français de Richmond, USA, 2009
  • Greenwich Focus on French Cinema, USA, 2009
  • Colcoa Film Festival, Los Angeles USA, 2009